Ortiz and Grimsley are gone, and Terry Mulholland's still hurt. Their temporary replacements are Kevin Jarvis, Randy Choate, and Dustin Nippert. When Juan Cruz comes back next week who will still be in AZ when the dust settles?
Things are finally as they should be in the NL West! The Diamondbacks are in first place, and it's not a cheap first place either; every team in the West is currently over .500. One piece of bad news is that the only NL team hotter than Arizona right now is Los Angeles, the team currently trailing them by half a game.
Outside of Brandon Webb, the D'Backs starting pitching has not been a strong point this season. In today's 'Inside Pitch' Scout.com examines the options.